I don’t normally like nor use protein powder. I think it tastes chalky and artificial. Aloha sent their new plant-based vanilla protein powder to try. Let’s break it down: 18 g of plant-based protein per packet, 175 calories, low in saturated fat, still TWO servings of fruit and veggies and packed with taste — none of that chalky consistency. Last weekend, the temperature easily pushed high 80s, low 90s in Boston. Throw in a run in that muggy weather and the idea of this smoothie is what got me through my run. Also, how can you not try this when it looks like you’re sipping on a tropical ice cream? Blend frozen bananas, frozen mango, almond milk and Aloha’s vanilla protein, and this Tropical Protein Smoothie was hands down one of the best smoothies I’ve ever had.
Ingredients (serves 1-2 depending on how hungry you are!).
- 1 frozen banana
- 2/3 c frozen mango
- 1 scoop of Aloha‘s Vanilla Protein
- 3-4 ice cubes
- Unsweetened vanilla almond milk or milk of choice
Please Note: I have received products from Aloha in the past. I only post recipes with their products that I have made and loved myself.
- In a blender, combine all ingredients and blend until smooth. Add sparing amounts of almond milk and continue adding as needed for your desired consistency.
- Serve immediately and enjoy!